All USM campuses to close at 4 p.m. due to winter weather
The University of Southern Maine's campuses in Portland, Gorham, and Lewiston will close at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 18 due to winter weather. For more information on winter delays and closures, read our policy for Weather Delays and Cancellations.
USM juvenile justice report recommends a shift to community-based services for youth ages 14-25
Maine should invest in a continuum of community-based alternatives for youth ages 14 to 25 instead of facilities like Long Creek Youth Development Center, according to a new report by researchers at the University of Southern Maine and the University of Maine School of Law.
In the March episode of “The USM Update,” University of Southern Maine (USM) President Glenn Cummings sits down with guests from a wide range of disciplines across the university, include Public Health, Theatre and Food Studies.
Muskie researchers helping Maine's foundations and nonprofits with their data
A new report from the Data Innovation Project — part of USM’s Muskie School of Public Service — aims to help foundations and nonprofit organizations improve the quality of the information they use in conversation and decision making.
USM to offer new undergraduate degree in Public Health
The University of Southern Maine (USM) will launch a new baccalaureate Public Health program in the fall of 2019, building on the nationally renowned and accredited Master's in Public Health program at USM's Muskie School of Public Service.
Report on Tobacco Prevention & Control in Rural America
The National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI) in conjunction with the Maine Public Health Institute and the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD) announced the release of Advancing Tobacco Prevention and Control in Rural America, a new report highlighting the significant toll tobacco has on rural communities.